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Frans Lanting Receives Lennart Nilsson Award for Medical and Scientific Photography

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Frans Lanting has received the 2005 Lennart Nilsson Award, which recognizes pioneers in medical and scientific photography. Lanting, who is based in Santa Cruz, Calif., was honored for his nature photography, examples of which have appeared in books, magazines and exhibitions around the world. He is a frequent contributor to National Geographic, where he served as photographer-in-residence, and has received numerous awards for his work as a photographer and conservationist.